Department of Earth Sciences

Welcome to Meteorology

As a nationally recognized program offering deep and broad immersion in the atmospheric sciences, Millersville University's Meteorology program is considered second to none.

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Why Millersville's Meteorology Program?

We give our students responsibilities that lead to an education that opens doors.

Research, Activities and News

The Hollings Scholars of Millersville Meteorology

HollingsMillersville University Department of Earth Sciences is proud to announce the accomplishment of four meteorology students who are recipients of the NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship. Amber Liggett and Alyssa Cannistraci are members of the Hollings Class of 2016, while Mary Gilbert and Erin Jones belong to the Class of 2017. Read more >>

Space Weather Group Conducts First High-Altitude Balloon Measurements

Video Link to Test Launch with Students

A small group of meteorology majors, known as the Space Weather Group, conducted a maiden launch of a balloon carrying a payload of instruments for measuring X-rays, Gamma rays, and UV rays, as well as a radiosonde for collecting weather data. The balloon carried its payload to an altitude of 103,000 feet... Read more >>

MU Hosts Unidata Workshop on Python & AWIPS


Millersville hosted a three-day Unidata Python and AWIPS CAVE Training Workshop in April 2017. The workshop brought in 19 attendees, including faculty, staff, and students from UNC Asheville, Stockton University, Rutgers University, Penn State, SUNY Brockport, and the University of Maryland. Millersville was well represented by 6 undergraduate and graduate students. Click here for workshop summary and photos. (PDF)

MU Students Attend Northeast Storms Conference

NEstorms14 students traveled to Saratoga Springs, NY for the 41st annual Northeastern Storms Conference. They attended talks and poster sessions, listened to keynote addresses from a Boston TV meteorologist, an Antarctic weather researcher, and a Southwest Airlines staff meteorologist, and explored the town.

Program Information at a Glance

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Progam at a Glance
  • Student Success Stories
    Our Meteorology Students in the Field
    Joseph Seborowski

    joeJoseph Seborowski Jr. (Meteorology 2014) is the recipient of the Person of the Year Award for his hard work and passion for the safety of the university, the students, and the community.  Joseph has been involved with the volunteer fire services since the age of 16, continuing his service with Millersville’s very own Blue Rock Station 905.  Among other achievements, Joseph took the initiative on revising the outdated emergency operations plan for the Information Desk at the Student Memorial Center.  Joseph is currently in Millersville's Emergency Management graduate program.

    Renee Duff - 1st Place Poster at AMS

    Renee Duff

    Renee E. Duff, senior meteorology major, received top honor as the best student poster out of nearly 200 posters presented at the 14th Student Conference, held on 3-4 January 2015 (see photo above). Renee presented the research that she conducted at the Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO during her summer 2015 internship on “Wildfire Pollution and its Effects on the Microphysical and Electrical Properties of Pyrocumulus.”